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House Republicans Are Stepping Up Efforts to Attach Special Policy Riders to Spending Bills

Last year one such provision cut EPA staffing to the lowest levels since 1989. Read moreApril 22, 2014Leave a comment

Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill. Charles Dharapak/AP file photo
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Special Report: United State Postal Service Woes

The Postal Service has been losing money for quite some time, with Congress ... Read more

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Obama Tries Once Again to Pivot Toward Asia arrowPresident Obama has begun a weeklong trip to Asia, attempting to continue an effort to step up ...

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A Government Fight Over Cow Food Could Make Beer More Expensive arrowFDA regulations undergoing a review could increase the price of beer, milk, ...

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Play of the Day: Tank Donuts, Russia's 'Subtle' Invasion Tactic arrowStill think Russia isn't involved in Ukraine?

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Playing the Name Game for 2016 arrowThe key question is not who will run, but what the intrinsic value of Democratic and Republican nominations ...

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Obama, Congress Flunk National-Service Test arrowPresident brags about 'boldest expansion' of a program that hasn't grown (thanks mostly to the ...

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Four Years Later, a Sharp Divide on Gulf Oil Spill arrowEPA lifted BP's suspension from federal contracts March 13.

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Play of the Day: Will Chelsea Clinton's Baby Run For President in 2016? arrowEveryone has baby fever after the announcement.

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Conservative Legal Group Unearths New IRS Lois Lerner Emails arrowHouse Republicans say her contact with Justice Department shows politicization.

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Could an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good? arrowLawmakers worry changes could drive away charities, donors.

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Eric Holder Doesn’t Deserve to Be Paid, Republican Lawmakers Say arrowGroup introduces bill to prohibit feds held in contempt of Congress from ...

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Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014 arrowOvercoming the Goldilocks complex could be tough in an election year.

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